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Greeks strike blow to Eurozone austerity

3 years ago Tom King 0
Tom King, BA Politics  Syriza has topped the polls in Greece’s snap election to oust the conservative New Democracy government from power. The far left party have pledged to end “the humiliation of austerity” which was imposed as part of a Eurozone bailout agreement. The International Monetary Fund-European Central Bank deal has seen huge public Read More

Voting begins in Autumn elections

3 years ago Tom King 0
Voting is under way in the Students’ Union Autumn elections. Polls opened this morning and will remain open until 5pm on Friday. For the first time, students will have the option to vote online but a polling booth will still be stationed in the foyer of the Main Building in Russell Square. Voters will elect Read More

Sisi elected in landslide win

3 years ago Tom King 0
Tom King, BA Politics Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has secured at least 96% of the vote in Egypt’s presidential election, according to state media. Sisi, a former military officer, played a leading role in the ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood’s President Morsi last year. He faced just one other candidate – Hamdeen Sabahi –  in the Read More

European results are a warning for Labour

3 years ago Tom King 0
Tom King, BA Politics As Labour strive to be in opposition for just one term, the party leadership has walked a tightrope between opposing unpopular cuts which have battered working class people and largely backing an ‘austerity-lite’ package to wipe out the deficit and run a budget surplus in a bid to win ‘economic credibility’. Read More

SOAS student wins council seat

3 years ago Tom King 0
Tom King, BA Politics Third year Adam Jogee won a seat on Haringey Council last night, representing the ward of Hornsey. Jogee topped the poll with 1,967 votes and was elected alongside his Labour Party colleagues Jennifer Mann and Elin Weston. Labour made gains across Haringey; taking 14 seats from the Liberal Democrats who now Read More